Latinitas Volunteer Bulletin March 2015
In This Issue:
Women’s Day, Viva La Mujer, Chica Power Fest, Community Events, Teen Leaders, Internships & Mentors Wanted
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’s DAY
March 7 from 10am-2pm 7000 Edgemere
Girls and moms are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day with activities promoting girl power, confidence and self-expression. The event features a film screening of short films about strong women leaders, a celebration of women in history as well as hands-on art, poetry and musical activities. Volunteers are needed to help with set-up, registration, decorating, aiding girls with art projects and helping with team building activities. For more information, contact email@example.com or 219.8554.
VIVA LA MUJER
March 27 from 5:30-8:30pm Cafe Mayapan – 2000 Texas Ave.
To honor Women’s History Month, this event showcases local female talent and celebrates notable women in history. Viva la Mujer will feature an art exhibit and live entertainment. This event will also serve as a scholarship benefit to support educational scholarships for young women leaders with a silent auction and loteria game fundraiser. Volunteers are needed to serve on the planning team to help with promotion, recruiting performers, organizing speakers, decorating, collecting silent auction donations, selling tickets, getting prizes, obtaining sponsorship and organizing the agenda. We also seeking booth vendors, auction item donations and performers. Volunteers are also needed to assist the day of the special event with set-up, registration or breakdown. To volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 915.219.8554.
CHICA POWER FEST
April 18 from 9:30am-3:30pm UTEP Union
The focus of the event is to encourage girls to build confidence, discover their voice, express themselves, promote healthy lifestyles and make wise decisions. The event will feature informative and inspirational workshops, guest speakers, panelists, booth fair and multimedia presentations led by local female leaders on topics such as body image, confidence, peer pressure, media literacy, leadership, healthy relationships, cultural identity and bullying. An information fair will highlight booths featuring community groups and local youth resources. Pre-teen and teen girls will discuss the challenges facing girls today and explore positive ways to deal with stress through hands-on creative expression activities revolving around poetry, acting, photography, art and song. Girls will also enjoy dance performances, a fashion show and music entertainment.
EVENT PLANNING VOLUNTEERS:
-Recruit workshop speakers & entertainment
-Recruit sponsors for snacks, door prizes & goody bag items
-Invite nonprofits to host informational booths
-Help with promotion
For more information, contact Alicia email@example.com or 219.8554.
Latinitas is hosting art and self-expression activities at several upcoming community events. Volunteers are need to assist girls with art projects:
* Segundo Barrio Event – March 21 from 10am to 1pm at Lydia Patterson Gym (517 Florence)
* Cesar Chavez Artist Festival – March 21 from 9am to 1pm at Downtown Artist Market (117 Anthony St.)
* Be YOUnique Self-Esteem Workshop – March 26 from 4:30pm to 6pm at Judge Marquez Library (610 N. Yarbrough)
* KidsPalooza – March 28 from 10am-2pm at Downtown Library (501 N. Oregon)
To volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 915.219.8554. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
TEEN LEADERS WANTED
Be a mentor for younger girls We are recruiting high school girls to serve as teen leaders to mentor younger girls. The group meets monthly one Saturday each month throughout the school year. The program will encourage girls to grow strong, healthy and confident as they develop leadership skills, connect with female role models, learn ways to overcome peer pressure, boost their self-esteem, learn about the importance of education and explore career options. Teen Leaders will serve as a youth advisory board, help with recruitment and promotion, aid with workshop planning, assist our workshop presenters, serve as mentors for girls, guide small team activities and lead icebreakers and teambuilders. To join, complete our online application: http://laslatinitas.com/volunteer/volunteerapplication ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
We are currently recruiting fall interns in the following areas – Marketing & Public Relations, Graphic Design, Web Design, Photography, Video Production, Youth Outreach, Translation and Event Planning. Interns will make a difference in the lives of local girls while gaining valuable hands-on experience, developing their portfolio and building their resume. If you are interested, please email your resume to email@example.com or call us at 915.219.8554 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
MENTORS WANTED FOR AFTER-SCHOOL CLUBS
Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors for girls in grades 4-8th and help guide girls with hands-on creative expression and self-esteem boosting activities. These clubs meet once a week from 5-6:30pm, so on-going volunteering is welcome. If you are interested in helping, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 915.219.8554